Large fire breaks out under bridge in Huntingdonshire village

09:22 07 February 2014


Firefighters extinguished a blaze under a bridge in a Huntingdonshire village yesterday (Thursday).

Crews from Kimbolton and Huntingdon were called to a large fire in the open at Stonely Road, Easton, at 6.15pm.

About five tonnes of sawn wood under the humpback bridge had caught alight. The cause of fire is unknown.

The firefighters closed the road between Easton and Stonely while they worked.

They returned to their bases by 8.35pm.


More news stories

Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Hinchingbrooke Hospital has drawn up contingency plans - which it will put in place tomorrow (Tuesday) - if the first of three planned strikes by junior doctors goes ahead.

Yesterday, 12:43
Reggie and Bollie

The X-Factor journey continues for urban reggae duo Reggie and Bollie who made it through to the final four of the show after the public vote on Sunday night.

Yesterday, 10:18
The cost of a Blue badge for disabled drivers could go up by 33p a year in Cambridgeshire

A 33p annual rise in the cost of a disabled driver’s blue badge has prompted Cambridgeshire County Council to call for a consultation to find out what the impact of the increase will be.

Yesterday, 08:37
The generator which was stolen from Ramsey cadets.

The theft of a generator from an air cadet squadron will have a “massive impact” on the group, its leader has said.

The North Pole Cambridge Christmas Festival is back in style throughout the festive season. This annual icy extravaganza is centred around a stunning 600m open-air ice rink, great for a fun filled day out with family & friends.

Read more

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition